Chicago Public Schools

Performance Incentives Announced for Chicago Principals

On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials announced the formation of the Chicago Leadership Collaborative (CLC), a principal training and support program designed to ensure that every school has a highly effective leader who can drive the change needed to improve student achievement and graduate every student college and career ready. […]

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CPS Back-to-School Initiatives

On Tuesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard met to announce investments supporting CPS’ Back-to-School initiatives. “Excellence in education starts with excellent attendance, and the support CPS’ Back-to-School initiatives have received from our city’s business and community leaders confirms just how invested Chicagoans are in our students’ success,” said Mayor Emanuel. […]

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Jean Claude-Brizard named new CPS CEO

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel named Jean-Claude Brizard the CEO of Chicago Public Schools this morning. Brizard resigned as the superintendent of the Rochester, N.Y. schools this afternoon after nearly three years there. Before coming to Rochester, Brizard worked in the New York City public school system for 21 years, moving from a junior high science teacher […]

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CPS Leadership Team Announced

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced the Chicago Public Schools Leadership Team on Monday, April 18. For more information on each of the members, read below. CPS Senior Leadership Jean-Claude Brizard, Chief Executive Officer Jean-Claude Brizard is Superintendent of Schools for the Rochester City School District. Under his leadership, the district’s graduation rate increased and student scores […]

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